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  1. Static: 242 Foam blocks (Crypt Entrance Project)

    Halloween Props
    Jdubbya and I are going to do a vampire theme for the collaborative haunt this year so I thought, "Wouldn't it be cool to have a crypt entrance for the patrons to walk through before going into the haunt."....If I had only known... 242 foam blocks later I started on our project. The dimensions...
  2. Witch Lamps / Swamp Lamps

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hi Everyone, I was pursuing the amazing PumpkinRotā€™s photos and was totally inspired to try and make some of witch lights/swamp lights. I love the organic feel of his work. He is truly my idol! I thought I would document how I made them in case anyone else was inclined to make some too. I...
  3. Beginning phase of Lava Man

    Halloween Props
    Hey fellow haunters. I haven't been on in a while, life happens. I am doing a haunted Island and a swamp theme. I am working on my first prop everšŸ˜ I always decorate and make small things but this is my first big build. We have a dry creek and I want to do a lava flow and Lava Man coming out. We...
  4. Static: Annette Weaver Tombstone

    Halloween Props
    I finally got some free time to work on this stone. All it needs now is some dry brushing or watered down paint thrown on it.
  5. New Business!!

    For Sale By Merchants
    Hello! This is Kristi V.! I am the artist of Vandenboom's Artistic Creations. I have been enjoying this forum immensely and love all of the cool advice. Everyone here is so awesomely creative. This forum is also a great place to find friends of like mind. Thank you to all who share this view...
  6. Skulls in the oven & at the airport too!

    General Halloween
    I thought you guys might get a chuckle out of this - I'm traveling to visit a friend out of state for a few days, and as a small thank you for the hospitality, I thought I'd corpse a few skulls since I know he doesn't have anything like those in his own Halloween display. I'm on a time crunch...
  7. Keeping it all dry

    General Halloween
    Second straight year of rain forced us to pack a lot in on the front porch to keep it dry.
  8. Video of our Yard Haunt

    General Halloween
    Not a full-on public haunt, but we have a walk through path for those brave enough to venture our of their cars ;) Hoping the rain clears our area in Oklahoma in time for a dry Halloween night :) Happy Halloween everyone! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=49g2AdMyxL4 Here are a couple of pics...
  9. Making a yard creek fog/smoke

    General Halloween
    I'm brain storming for next year to figure out how to make the stream that runs next to the sidewalk to the front of our house smoke or fog. I was thinking of either a fog machine, but would need to run it over dry ice to get it to sink. I also thought about just throwing some big chunks of dry...
  10. Halloween Explosion - DIY Dry Ice ideas :)

    Party Ideas. Experiences and Recipes
    Add some visual effects to the party with some explosions coming out of the witch's brew or even the pumkin. I had so much fun experimenting with dry ice, hope you enjoy :) :):):)
  11. Prop Showcase: Working on my first Beloved

    Halloween Props
    Mud on and one coat of dry lock. Whew:D
  12. Static: updated Sammy for the new season

    Halloween Props
    updated his mask with new fabric then dry brushed grime on it
  13. Static: Help Question about a Lenticular on a Headstone

    Halloween Props
    Has anyone ever used a lenticular on a headstone? How well does it hold up to the weather? Is a water proof sealant around the outside edge enough to keep it dry and free from warping? Please let me know what you think.
  14. Static: First Corpsed Skeli

    Halloween Props
    Just finished my first corpsed up skeli. I used Allen Hopps method. I think i may need to do a little accent dry brushing. What do you guys think?
  15. Chauvet Nimbus Jr Dry Ice Machine

    For Sale By Merchants
    The Chauvet Nimbus Jr Dry Ice Machine creates a chilling effect, much thicker than fog, and stays low to the ground until it evaporates. $599.99 ...for those with a large coverage area, you may want to consider the bigger brother, the Chauvet Nimbus for $999.99. Check out the video of the Nimbus...
  16. Other: Plastic knife to look real

    Halloween Props
    Hi, I'm after some help please. How would I make a Ā£1/$1 dollar shop plastic knife look more realistic? It is to go with a crazy chef outfit. I have the wrapped the plastic handle in a bandage which i am going to paint brown once the glue holding end of bandage is dry but what can i do with...
  17. Prop Showcase: My Cemetery Columns for my fence

    Halloween Props
    So I wanted to post a few pics of the cemetery columns I finished for my yard this yea I'm pretty proud of them and cheap to make as well. I found old bi-fold closet doors at a salvage store for 1-3 bucks a pair. Removed the hardware then glued and nailed them together, to get my frames...
  18. Clay air dry clay?

    Halloween Crafts
    Was wanting to decorate some bottles I have here and thought I would try the Crayola air dry clay. Unfortunately, my designs seem to be cracking as they dry. Anyone have any tips or suggestions? Is there a better no-bake clay alternative?
  19. Atmosphere Effects: New idea for a prop. Dancing Fog.

    Halloween Props
    So I was watching one of my favorite youtube subscriptions, Drunk Tech Review and they were reviewing battery powered bluetooth speakers. Anyway at 2:52 they throw in one of the speakers into some dry ice with water and the fog begins to dance to the music and I was thinking if you have audio...
  20. And now NEVADA?!?

    General Halloween
    Okay, so upon looking at ton of craziness and hearing some not so good things about what most people had said here about Florida life and the Halloween Culture there. Another place that me and my partner are looking to move to is Nevada! What's it like? I'm sure Vegas is CRAAAZZZY around...